Fast Forword

The Fast ForWord program is a computer-based program which uses acoustically modified speech to rapidly develop the cognitive skills that help students make the link between spoken words and reading. It’s an intervention which builds a wide range of critical cognitive and foundational reading skills in just a few weeks. Fast ForWord produces a positive and lasting effect on a student’s ability to learn and read proficiently. The skills include: Listening Comprehension, Sound-Letter Recognition, Phonological Awareness, Beginning Word Recognition, English Language Conventions, Vocabulary, Sentence and Paragraph Comprehension, and Decoding Skills.